Period
to 19 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Internet of Things in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Internet of Things over the 6 months to 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Internet of Things (IoT, Internet of Everything)
UK
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 874 800 1062
Rank change year-on-year -74 +262 +140
Permanent jobs citing Internet of Things 306 406 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.23% 0.100%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.42% 0.56% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 232 313 144
UK median annual salary £52,500 £54,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.78% +8.00% -21.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,750 £32,875
90th Percentile £80,000 £91,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% -13.04%

Internet of Things is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 73,239 72,127 88,159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.08% 40.78% 42.21%
Number of salaries quoted 56,716 59,180 71,039
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,505 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +0.01% +1.19% +5.00%

Internet of Things
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Internet of Things as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Internet of Things in the UK

Internet of Things
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Internet of Things.

Salary trend for Internet of Things in the UK

Internet of Things
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Internet of Things over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Internet of Things in the UK

Internet of Things
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Internet of Things within the UK over the 6 months to 19 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -85 282 £52,500 - 83
UK excluding London -76 179 £47,500 -9.52% 66
London +10 119 £63,750 -1.92% 20
South East -43 45 £50,000 -9.09% 17
East of England +5 41 £47,500 +5.56% 23
North of England +6 37 £40,000 -33.33% 8
South West -20 29 £57,500 +9.52% 5
North West 0 27 £45,000 +36.36% 6
Scotland -32 14 £24,000 -52.00% 2
Midlands -3 9 £40,000 -27.27% 9
Yorkshire +28 7 £40,000 -33.33% 2
East Midlands +24 6 £37,500 -31.82%
West Midlands 0 3 £42,500 -22.73% 9
North East -18 3 £35,000 -67.44%
Northern Ireland -16 2 £45,000 -14.29% 1
Wales - 2 £51,250 - 1

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT jobs citing Internet of Things also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Internet of Things.

1 281 (91.83%) Internet
2 120 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (26.47%) Degree
4 72 (23.53%) Python
5 63 (20.59%) Big Data
6 60 (19.61%) Software Engineering
7 59 (19.28%) Linux
8 58 (18.95%) Java
9 55 (17.97%) JavaScript
9 55 (17.97%) Scrum
10 49 (16.01%) Microsoft Azure
11 47 (15.36%) C#
11 47 (15.36%) TDD
12 43 (14.05%) SQL
12 43 (14.05%) Computer Science
13 42 (13.73%) NoSQL
13 42 (13.73%) Analytics
14 41 (13.40%) Amazon AWS
15 40 (13.07%) Wireless
16 39 (12.75%) MongoDB
17 38 (12.42%) C++
18 33 (10.78%) Open Source
19 32 (10.46%) Test Automation
19 32 (10.46%) .NET
20 31 (10.13%) Mobile App
21 30 (9.80%) Docker
21 30 (9.80%) Cloud Computing
22 29 (9.48%) Project Management
23 28 (9.15%) OO
24 27 (8.82%) DevOps

Internet of Things
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (6.21%) Elasticsearch
2 16 (5.23%) Apache Spark
3 7 (2.29%) Tomcat
4 6 (1.96%) OpenStack
5 4 (1.31%) nginx
5 4 (1.31%) ThingWorx
6 3 (0.98%) CMS
6 3 (0.98%) Confluence
7 2 (0.65%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.65%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.65%) JBoss
8 1 (0.33%) Apache
8 1 (0.33%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.33%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.33%) Drupal
8 1 (0.33%) IIS
8 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.33%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.65%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.65%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.33%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.33%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.98%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.33%) Magento
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle SCM
3 1 (0.33%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 49 (16.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (13.40%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (9.80%) Cloud Computing
4 17 (5.56%) GitHub
5 13 (4.25%) Amazon Kinesis
6 12 (3.92%) Amazon EMR
7 9 (2.94%) Office 365
8 7 (2.29%) PaaS
9 6 (1.96%) IaaS
10 3 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.98%) OpenShift
10 3 (0.98%) Serverless
11 2 (0.65%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 2 (0.65%) Bluemix
11 2 (0.65%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.65%) IBM Cloud
12 1 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.33%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 281 (91.83%) Internet
2 40 (13.07%) Wireless
3 19 (6.21%) Wi-Fi
4 18 (5.88%) MQTT
5 12 (3.92%) ZigBee
6 11 (3.59%) LTE
7 10 (3.27%) AMQP
7 10 (3.27%) Ethernet
8 9 (2.94%) Radio Access Network
9 8 (2.61%) BGP
9 8 (2.61%) IPv4
9 8 (2.61%) LAN
9 8 (2.61%) Software-Defined Networking
10 6 (1.96%) Bluetooth
10 6 (1.96%) Firewall
10 6 (1.96%) Unified Communications
10 6 (1.96%) WAN
11 5 (1.63%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (1.63%) VPN
12 4 (1.31%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (20.59%) Big Data
2 42 (13.73%) NoSQL
3 39 (12.75%) MongoDB
4 13 (4.25%) MySQL
4 13 (4.25%) SQL Server
5 12 (3.92%) Amazon Athena
5 12 (3.92%) Amazon Redshift
5 12 (3.92%) Hadoop
6 11 (3.59%) Redis
6 11 (3.59%) Relational Database
7 10 (3.27%) BigQuery
7 10 (3.27%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (2.61%) Apache Hive
9 7 (2.29%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (1.96%) HBase
11 5 (1.63%) Blockchain
11 5 (1.63%) Data Mining
12 4 (1.31%) MariaDB
12 4 (1.31%) Power BI
13 3 (0.98%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 26 (8.50%) Git (software)
2 9 (2.94%) Bitbucket
2 9 (2.94%) Jenkins
3 7 (2.29%) JIRA
3 7 (2.29%) Selenium
4 6 (1.96%) Maven
5 5 (1.63%) Subversion
6 3 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (0.98%) PhpStorm
6 3 (0.98%) PHPUnit
6 3 (0.98%) SoapUI
6 3 (0.98%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (0.98%) Vagrant
6 3 (0.98%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.65%) CircleCI
7 2 (0.65%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.65%) GitLab
7 2 (0.65%) Hudson
7 2 (0.65%) Protractor
7 2 (0.65%) SonarQube
General
1 26 (8.50%) Electronics
2 21 (6.86%) Manufacturing
3 20 (6.54%) Finance
4 19 (6.21%) Telecoms
5 14 (4.58%) Retail
6 13 (4.25%) German Language
7 7 (2.29%) Games
8 4 (1.31%) Banking
8 4 (1.31%) Marketing
9 3 (0.98%) French Language
9 3 (0.98%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.98%) Law
10 2 (0.65%) Advertising
10 2 (0.65%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.65%) Automotive
10 2 (0.65%) Legal
11 1 (0.33%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 82 (26.80%) Developer
2 51 (16.67%) Architect
3 29 (9.48%) Software Engineer
4 26 (8.50%) Consultant
5 23 (7.52%) .NET Developer
5 23 (7.52%) Java Developer
6 21 (6.86%) Systems Architect
7 17 (5.56%) Embedded Engineer
8 16 (5.23%) Senior Developer
8 16 (5.23%) Solutions Architect
9 15 (4.90%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 13 (4.25%) C# Developer
11 11 (3.59%) C# .NET Developer
12 10 (3.27%) Analyst
12 10 (3.27%) Cloud Developer
12 10 (3.27%) Software Developer
13 9 (2.94%) IoT Developer
13 9 (2.94%) Junior
13 9 (2.94%) Senior .NET Developer
13 9 (2.94%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (10.46%) .NET
2 23 (7.52%) ASP.NET
3 21 (6.86%) ASP.NET MVC
3 21 (6.86%) JSON
4 18 (5.88%) .NET Core
5 17 (5.56%) AngularJS
6 14 (4.58%) Spring
7 12 (3.92%) MLlib
7 12 (3.92%) Pandas
8 11 (3.59%) HTML
8 11 (3.59%) XMPP
9 9 (2.94%) CSS
9 9 (2.94%) Drools
10 8 (2.61%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (2.61%) Node.js
10 8 (2.61%) Web Services
11 7 (2.29%) jQuery
11 7 (2.29%) REST
11 7 (2.29%) Velocity
11 7 (2.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 43 (14.05%) Computer Science
2 31 (10.13%) Mobile App
3 19 (6.21%) Smart Home
4 15 (4.90%) Machine to Machine
4 15 (4.90%) User Experience
5 14 (4.58%) Embedded Systems
5 14 (4.58%) Smart Energy
6 13 (4.25%) Driving Licence
6 13 (4.25%) FMCG
7 12 (3.92%) Clustering
7 12 (3.92%) Digital Media
8 11 (3.59%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (3.27%) Algorithms
9 10 (3.27%) Robotics
10 8 (2.61%) Greenfield Project
11 7 (2.29%) Data Centre
11 7 (2.29%) Data Structures
11 7 (2.29%) Management Information System
12 6 (1.96%) Arduino
12 6 (1.96%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 59 (19.28%) Linux
2 24 (7.84%) Windows
3 18 (5.88%) Unix
4 12 (3.92%) Android
5 11 (3.59%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.63%) Debian
7 4 (1.31%) CentOS
8 3 (0.98%) Fedora
8 3 (0.98%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.65%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.33%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.33%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (19.61%) Software Engineering
3 55 (17.97%) Scrum
4 47 (15.36%) TDD
5 42 (13.73%) Analytics
6 33 (10.78%) Open Source
7 32 (10.46%) Test Automation
8 29 (9.48%) Project Management
9 28 (9.15%) OO
10 27 (8.82%) DevOps
11 26 (8.50%) E-Commerce
12 24 (7.84%) MVC
12 24 (7.84%) Prototyping
13 23 (7.52%) Kanban
13 23 (7.52%) TOGAF
14 22 (7.19%) BDD
14 22 (7.19%) Continuous Integration
15 20 (6.54%) Business Intelligence
15 20 (6.54%) Collaborative Working
15 20 (6.54%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 72 (23.53%) Python
2 58 (18.95%) Java
3 55 (17.97%) JavaScript
4 47 (15.36%) C#
5 43 (14.05%) SQL
6 38 (12.42%) C++
7 25 (8.17%) C
8 21 (6.86%) Bash Shell
9 14 (4.58%) PHP
9 14 (4.58%) Scala
10 11 (3.59%) Go
11 7 (2.29%) Assembly Language
11 7 (2.29%) VC++
12 6 (1.96%) Embedded C
12 6 (1.96%) Objective-C
12 6 (1.96%) R
12 6 (1.96%) Ruby
13 5 (1.63%) Apple Swift
13 5 (1.63%) Perl
14 4 (1.31%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 81 (26.47%) Degree
2 23 (7.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (3.27%) Master's Degree
3 10 (3.27%) PhD
4 8 (2.61%) CCNP
4 8 (2.61%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (2.61%) PMI Certification
5 7 (2.29%) SC Cleared
5 7 (2.29%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.31%) CISSP
6 4 (1.31%) Postgraduate
7 3 (0.98%) CCDA
7 3 (0.98%) CCDP
7 3 (0.98%) CCIE
7 3 (0.98%) CCNA
7 3 (0.98%) ISEB
7 3 (0.98%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.65%) CITP
8 2 (0.65%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.56%) QA
2 6 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.63%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.31%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (1.31%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 4 (1.31%) ISO 14001
4 4 (1.31%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.65%) MISRA
6 1 (0.33%) GDPR
6 1 (0.33%) PMO
6 1 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (9.80%) Docker
2 16 (5.23%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (2.94%) Firmware
4 6 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (1.63%) Active Directory
5 5 (1.63%) KVM
6 4 (1.31%) Ceph
7 3 (0.98%) LXC
7 3 (0.98%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.33%) iptables
8 1 (0.33%) Varnish
8 1 (0.33%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (4.58%) Puppet
2 12 (3.92%) Ansible
2 12 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.31%) Icinga
4 2 (0.65%) logstash
5 1 (0.33%) Consul
5 1 (0.33%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.33%) Kibana
5 1 (0.33%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.33%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.33%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.33%) Terraform
5 1 (0.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 18 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 16 (5.23%) SAP
3 14 (4.58%) Sigfox
4 13 (4.25%) IBM
5 8 (2.61%) Juniper
5 8 (2.61%) Xamarin
6 7 (2.29%) VMware
7 6 (1.96%) Apple
7 6 (1.96%) Cisco
7 6 (1.96%) Oracle
7 6 (1.96%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.63%) Blue Coat
8 5 (1.63%) CheckPoint
8 5 (1.63%) F5
8 5 (1.63%) Palo Alto
9 4 (1.31%) hybris
10 3 (0.98%) Atlassian
10 3 (0.98%) Google
10 3 (0.98%) Hitachi
10 3 (0.98%) Intel